August 30, 2016 to September 2, 2016
Europe/London timezone

The Collaboration Meeting Starts on Wednesday 31st August at 14:00 till Friday 2nd September at 14:00 at the University of Cumbria's Ambleside campus in the Percival Lecture Theatre (Langdale Building). Please advise the reception at check-in if you have reserved a parking space and you will be provided with a permit.  Bed & Breakfast is included in the reservation - breakfast is served in The Barn cafe area (7.45-9.00am). Lunches are also served in The Barn cafe.  

Please contact the Group Administrator if you require assistance or information: 

Sponsored by: 


COLLABORATION DINNER: BIOS IT have generously agreed to sponsor our collaboration dinner and ONE welcome drink on arrival at the Best Western Ambleside Salutation Hotel (Lake Road, LA22 9BX) - please arrive promptly to be seated by 8pm.


Photo with thanks to Sam Skipsey

Percival Lecture Theatre
Langdale Building Rydal Road Ambleside Cumbria LA22 9BB (Telephone: 015394 30274)
PLEASE NOTE - Bed & Breakfast accommodation will be provided in the Student halls of residence at Fairfield, Wansfell & Helvellyn (all of these are also located on Rydal Road). CHECK-IN will be at Reception in The Barn - No 1 on the campus map: ( TRAVEL · By Train The nearest main line railway station is at Oxenholme, about 15 miles from Ambleside. There is also a branch line station at Windermere, which is only 6 miles away from the campus. Both stations normally have taxis available for hire. Trains leave from London Euston, and take about 3 hours. National rail information ( · By Road Ambleside is about 22 miles from Junction 36 of the M6 motorway. Approximate journey times are 6 hours from London or 2 hours from Manchester. The campus has its own car park – please advise the Group Administrator if you will be bringing a car as you may require a car park permit. Ambleside Taxi ( · By Plane The nearest airport is Manchester. Trains go from the airport to Windermere station, taking about 2 hours. Liverpool John Lennon airport is also about 2 hours by train, after a 10 minute shuttle bus. Both airports have a range of international and budget carriers. · By Foot The campus is about a five minute walk from Ambleside town centre; follow the signs/directions to the Charlotte Mason Building. View campus map ( · By Bus Buses run to Ambleside from Windermere and other towns throughout Cumbria. More information on transport to Ambleside is on Ambleside Online or Stage Coach Buses (